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Lyric Theatre

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Fabulous Xmas play..book and go..

This is the 5th year we have come to the Lyric for their xmas play. This year was Bah Humbug, the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Brilliant Bah Humbug!

We attended the performance of Bah Humbug and found it and he theatre to be great! The Lyric is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Belfast, United Kingdom
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The Lyric Theatre is Northern Ireland's full-time producing theatre. The new theatre opened in May 2011 to great critical acclaim. The award winning building is built in traditional Belfast red brick, glass and iroko wood and the cafe bar offer...more
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Lyric Theatre 55 Ridgeway Street | Stranmillis, Belfast BT9 5FB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9038 1081
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the 5th year we have come to the Lyric for their xmas play. This year was Bah Humbug, the latest Grimes and McKee offering. As usual it was absolutely fabulous and we laughed from start to finish. These guys are so talented at...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended the performance of Bah Humbug and found it and he theatre to be great! The Lyric is a small theatre with a cosy, warm atmosphere which helps create a great feeling of being part of a large crowd in humorous performances such as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An easy booking experience. The tickets were quickly available.The queue for the bar was short and fast. The show was terrific. Grimes and McKee and the Lyric delivered again.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank handdoc13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I having been going to see Christmas plays by Grimes and McKee for about 12 years. They are always hilariously funny and the ad libbing is superb. The lyric theatre is quite cozy but a lovely theatre and it has recently been refurbished. I am...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank amrfh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very good entertaining musical with some very talented actors and singers. The Theatre is well laid out with reasonably comfortable seating. The acoustics are superb complimenting the show. There is a very relaxed restaurant area clean neat and tidy. Parking was on street and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Barry2137
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Would highly recommend the play. The actors transported you to the places they're speaking. funny and emotional at the same time.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank brendalenaderg
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Went with my friend to see this play. It was possibly the best play I have ever seen. It was funny and sad and each woman was totally amazing. Their stories transported me to the ocean, the big house and their street. Give yourself a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cath088
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

3 of us went to see “Good Vibrations” on Wednesday. The production was excellent as was the venue. Now living in Scotland I haven’t been for over 30 years. What a change. The seats were very comfortable and roomy, I would think all seats gave...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank StranraerN
Reviewed 25 September 2018

I hadn't been to this theatre since it was refurbished and I was really impressed with the results. Really nice bar area overlooking the river wher you can have a pre-dinner drink. Theatre layout is super, close to the stage and great views from all...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

I love visiting The Lyric. I never get that often. Only been since redevelopment a few years back. Last night I went with a friend to watch the new play about the complete life of Trade Union activist and signatory of the 1916 proclamation James...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Zahraa Riyadh A
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Response from Jason C | Reviewed this property |
I haven't seen it in The Lyric but I'm sure if they put it on it would be great
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Response from TERENCE W | Reviewed this property |
My wife had her 2 wing mirrors kicked off her car when parked on the embankment for a night at the theatre so that was a costly night out. Suppose it's park @ your own risk.